The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 43 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.69% 1.88% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 2.53% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 4
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£575 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £299 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.92
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +35.36%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 395 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.89% 74.25% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 211 152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 60
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.35 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +7 9 £575 +104.62%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £605 - 2
Basildon -6 2 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 31 (57.41%) Middleware
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Linux
4 25 (46.30%) UNIX
5 23 (42.59%) Java
6 22 (40.74%) Scrum
7 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (37.04%) Puppet
8 20 (37.04%) REST
8 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
8 20 (37.04%) TDD
8 20 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (35.19%) Kanban
10 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 18 (33.33%) Subversion
10 18 (33.33%) Mac OS X
11 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
12 13 (24.07%) Coaching
12 13 (24.07%) WSO2
13 12 (22.22%) User Stories
13 12 (22.22%) Finance
13 12 (22.22%) SSL
13 12 (22.22%) HTTP
13 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 11 (20.37%) HTML
14 11 (20.37%) CSS
14 11 (20.37%) HTML5
14 11 (20.37%) Ajax
15 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (14.81%) XML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
1 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 12 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (9.26%) ERwin
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Architect
2 21 (38.89%) Developer
3 18 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 13 (24.07%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Integration Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Lead Technical Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Lead Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Coach
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (57.41%) Middleware
2 20 (37.04%) REST
3 11 (20.37%) HTML5
3 11 (20.37%) Ajax
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 6 (11.11%) JSP
5 6 (11.11%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) JSON
7 3 (5.56%) Django
7 3 (5.56%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.70%) XSD
9 1 (1.85%) Swing
9 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) UNIX
3 18 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 7 (12.96%) Windows
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Scrum
3 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (37.04%) TDD
5 19 (35.19%) Kanban
6 13 (24.07%) Coaching
7 12 (22.22%) User Stories
8 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.81%) OO
9 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
9 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.11%) UML
11 5 (9.26%) Content Management
11 5 (9.26%) API Design
12 4 (7.41%) Open Source
12 4 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
13 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Scala
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
1 20 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) WSO2
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Software AG
2 4 (7.41%) TIBCO
2 4 (7.41%) webMethods
3 2 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.85%) FatWire
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Omniture
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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